Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY

The M/WBE Manager is a member of Contractor Diversity team at the Harris Health System's Contract Administration division. As part of the Contractor Diversity team, the Contractor Diversity Program ensures Harris Health System's contracts fairly benefit and include women, minority and other disadvantaged businesses. The M/WBE Manager is responsible reviewing upcoming solicitations to optimize inclusive procurement practices and supervising the operational compliance of contractors and sub-contracts under the Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Degrees:
a) Bachelors: Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or other related field

Work Experience:
a) 3 Years of Experience: Contract compliance (Preferred)

Management Experience:
a) 5 Years of Experience: Management experience.

Communication Skills:
a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Writing /Correspondence
c) Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies:
a) MS Word (Advanced)
b) PC (Advanced)
c) MS Excel (Intermediate)
d) MS Outlook (Advanced)
e) MS PowerPoint (Intermediate)

JOB ATTRIBUTES

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
A) Analytical:
1) Ability to interpret, enforce and develop tools on the rules, regulation and legal interpretations related to MWBE & DBE programs
2) Ability to understand the objectives of a strategic plan and manage self and team members to accomplishing those objectives.
3) Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information at all times.
4) Ability to work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review.
5) Ability to identify problem areas and develop solutions/corrective measures, for ad-hoc situations and continual program improvement
6) Read/comprehend legal contracts and regulatory materials, write/summarize complex compliance matters and create/adapt forms and other program materials.
B) Design:
1) Requires strong knowledge using various types of office-related and design software.
2) Utilize effective leadership, collaboration, facilitation and negotiation techniques.
3) Able to interact effectively with a diverse group of employees as part planning, motivating and coordinating work of staff.

Work Schedule:
a) Travel: 15% locally and 5% nationally
b) Telecommute

Other Special Requirements

Other Requirements: Vehicle Access and Valid TX Driver's License

Application Instructions

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